Swisscom (OTCMKTS:SCMWY) Cut to Underperform at Jefferies Financial Group

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Swisscom (OTCMKTS:SCMWY) was downgraded by research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report issued on Thursday, The Fly reports.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Swisscom from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Swisscom in a research report on Wednesday, December 16th. Berenberg Bank restated a “sell” rating on shares of Swisscom in a research report on Tuesday, October 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Swisscom in a research note on Friday, October 30th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Swisscom from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $61.00.

Shares of OTCMKTS SCMWY opened at $53.79 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $27.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.70, a P/E/G ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 0.19. Swisscom has a twelve month low of $47.45 and a twelve month high of $58.84. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $53.46 and a two-hundred day moving average of $53.58. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01.

Swisscom (OTCMKTS:SCMWY) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 29th. The utilities provider reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $3 billion for the quarter. Swisscom had a net margin of 14.47% and a return on equity of 19.04%. As a group, research analysts predict that Swisscom will post 2.91 earnings per share for the current year.

Swisscom Company Profile

Swisscom AG provides telecommunication services primarily in Switzerland, Italy, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Swisscom Switzerland, Fastweb, and Other Operating. It offers broadband, TV, fixed-network, and mobile phone subscription services, as well as national and international telephone, and data traffic services for residential customers, and small and medium-sized enterprises.

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